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PRESS RELEASE: Virginia Chamber Foundation Releases Blueprint Virginia 2030 Statewide Survey

June 10th, 2021

RICHMOND, VIRGINIA – Moments ago, the Virginia Chamber Foundation released a survey to ensure statewide representation for Virginia’s next policy-driven strategic plan, Blueprint Virginia 2030. As part of the development process, the Virginia Chamber Foundation invites members of the business, economic development, workforce, education, and housing communities, as well as other community representatives from across […]

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PRESS RELEASE: 2021 Virginia Health Care Conference: Addressing the Needs of Our Workforce and Providing Greater Equity in Health Care

June 3rd, 2021

  RICHMOND, VIRGINIA – Moments ago, the 2021 Virginia Health Care Conference concluded, with virtual participation of more than 300 Virginians from around the Commonwealth. This conference featured industry experts, physicians, and other health care professionals to discuss how we can look beyond the COVID-19 pandemic and make Virginia more economically competitive by addressing the […]

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2021 Virginia Conference on Corporate Sustainability and Energy Diversity Hosts Industry Leaders from Across the Commonwealth to Discuss Developing a Sustainable Plan for Virginia’s Energy Future

May 20th, 2021

  RICHMOND, VIRGINIA – Moments ago, the 2021 Virginia Conference on Corporate Sustainability and Energy Diversity concluded, with virtual participation of more than 300 business leaders from all regions of the Commonwealth. The conference brought industry leaders together to discuss innovative strategies to advance corporate sustainability initiatives that promote long term economic success. “Future economic […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Virginia Chamber Foundation Announces Blueprint Virginia 2030 Regional Tour

April 8th, 2021

Media Contact: Nicole Bunce; n.bunce@vachamber.com PRESS RELEASE: Virginia Chamber Foundation Announces Blueprint Virginia 2030 Regional Tour Virtual Economic Briefing and Listening Tour Scheduled to Facilitate Policy Recommendations of Leaders from Across the Commonwealth for Virginia’s Next Statewide Strategic Plan, Blueprint Virginia 2030 RICHMOND, VIRGINIA – Moments ago, the Virginia Chamber Foundation announced the Blueprint Virginia […]

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Press Release: Alan Witt, CEO Emeritus of PBMares, Elected Chair of Va Chamber

January 22nd, 2021

Alan Witt, CEO Emeritus of PBMares, Elected Chair of Virginia Chamber of Commerce 13 New Executives Join Chamber Leadership on the Virginia Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors RICHMOND, VA – Moments ago, the Virginia Chamber of Commerce (the Chamber) elected Alan Witt to serve as the 2021 Chair of the Board of Directors during the […]

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Statement of Barry DuVal on the Passing of Senator Benton “Ben” Chafin

January 4th, 2021

Statement of Barry DuVal on the Passing of Senator Benton “Ben” Chafin RICHMOND, VIRGINIA –– Barry DuVal, President & CEO of the Virginia Chamber of Commerce, released the following statement on the passing of Senator Benton “Ben” Chafin. “The Commonwealth has lost a true statesman, friend, and fierce advocate for Southwest Virginia. Ben was well […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Hundreds Gather Virtually for the Virginia Economic Summit and Forum on World Trade

December 4th, 2020

PRESS RELEASE: Hundreds Gather Virtually for the Virginia Economic Summit and Forum on World Trade The premier economic conference in Virginia expands to include International Trade experts and 2020 Legislative Awards Presentation RICHMOND, VIRGINIA – Moments ago, the 2020 Virginia Economic Summit and Forum on World Trade concluded, featuring leading economic and trade experts to […]

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2020 LEGISLATIVE AWARD RECIPIENTS ANNOUNCED

December 4th, 2020

PRESS RELEASE: Virginia Chamber Announces the 2020 Legislators of The Year and Blueprint Virginia Business Advocate Award Recipients Richmond, Virginia – Moments ago, the Virginia Chamber of Commerce announced the recipients of the Blueprint Virginia 2025 Business Advocate Awards, Legislators of the Year, and Freshman Legislators of the Year. These awards recognize legislators for their […]

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Virginia Chamber Releases Statement on the Approval of Constitutional Amendments 1 & 2

November 4th, 2020

RICHMOND, VA – Today, the unofficial election results, provided by the Virginia Department of Elections, have reported that millions of citizens around the Commonwealth have voted to approve the proposed Constitutional Amendments included on the Virginia 2020 General Election Ballot. Following this announcement, Barry DuVal, President & CEO of the Virginia Chamber of Commerce released the […]

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Virginia Chamber Welcomes New CEO and Executive Director of the Virginia Port Authority, Stephen Edwards

October 28th, 2020

 RICHMOND, VA – Following today’s announcement that Stephen Edwards has been selected to serve as the next CEO and Executive Director of the Virginia Port Authority, Virginia Chamber President and CEO Barry DuVal issued the following statement: “I look forward to working collaboratively with Stephen Edwards, in his role as CEO and Executive Director, and […]

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